Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany 7 April 2013

Sunday Miscellany

The programme's new radio essays and occasional poems, interspersed with complementary music, capture our times, passions and curiosities.  The content is selected mostly from open submission, with some commissions. Submissions are welcome from new and established writers alike.

Reportage, appreciations, memory pieces, poetry, travel writing and personal accounts of events and happenings are the stuff of Sunday Miscellany.  The programme is part of Sunday mornings since 1968.  It is essential listening to many thousands across Ireland and more around the world.

And coming up are two live events you may like to join us for: Sunday Miscellany Live at the Rolling Sun Book Festival, Town Hall Theatre, Westport, Co. Mayo, Sunday 19 November, 12 noon. Tickets available here;

and tickets are also now on sale for Sunday Miscellany Live at Christmas with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra at the National Concert Hall on Tuesday 12 December. Tickets available here.

Sunday Miscellany

New Short Essays:
Fighting FitzGerald by Tom Rowley
Matisse by Judith Mok
The Given Light – a poem by Michael Coady
Meaghar of The Sword by Vivien Igoe
Little Mysteries - for Philip King – a poem by Gerard Smyth
Public Art or What’s That by Evelyn Conlon

Music:
The love theme from Barry Lyndon performed by The Chieftains
Idylle from Avant Dernieres
Pensées by Erik Satié
Dia do bheatha ‘Naí anocht performed by Siobhan Armstrong and Francesco Turrisi, produced by Laoise O’Brien
The Minstrel Boy from The West Ocean String Quartet
Sweet Little Mystery by John Martyn

Sunday Miscellany 7 April 2013 Podcast

'Fighting FitzGerald' by Tom Rowley, 'Matisse' by Judith Mok, 'The Given Light - a poem' by Michael Coady, 'Meaghar of The Sword' by Vivien Igoe, 'Little Mysteries - for Philip King' - a poem by Gerard Smyth, 'Public Art or What's That' by Evelyn Conlon

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Producer: Sarah Binchy

Broadcasting Co-ordinator: Geralyn Aspill

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